This Sweet and Spicy Salad with Chipotle Ranch is anything but boring with a mix of sweet and spicy nuts and a dressing that surely packs a little kick.
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Instead of a birthday card, surprise someone special with this fun DIY, no-fail, money cake! Follow these step-by-step instructions.
It's the perfect time of the year to start organizing your kitchen, including the refrigerator. Creating a system has so many great benefits.
The date December 29th has felt sooo far away on my calendar for so long, I honestly cannot believe it’s finally here (isn’t it still March? haha). The wait is over … you can now have my new Meal Planner workbook in your hands today! I cannot wait to share exactly how I organize my …
These Chorizo and Black Bean Lettuce Wraps fall under the SUPER easy to make category. Cook up a healthy and delicious meal in 20 minutes.
Roasted garlic is the star of this Roasted Garlic and Tomato Pasta with Kale recipe. Enjoy this on its own or with a side of steak for dinner.
I've put together a list of my favorite fall salads that are full of flavor. They pair perfectly with a warm bowl of soup for the chilly months.
We're loving these Buffalo Cauliflower Bites from Vani's very first cookbook, Food Babe Kitchen! They're super quick and easy to make and filled with flavor!
Here's an Americanized version of the delicious Ramen Bowls we loved in Japan. These come together super quick and easy for busy weeknights.
This one-dish Dijon Chicken Skillet with Kale recipe is restaurant-quality but oh so easy and quick to make at home during the week.
This flavorful salad is hearty enough to have as a main dish, and can be modified for the vegetarians in your house. No need for sides!
Filled with Mediterranean flavors, this slow cooker Spanish Chicken & Chorizo Pasta is the perfect easy meal that feeds a crowd.
My Meal Planner comes out in December, but preorder now to get a FREE 7-day meal plan along with a printable holiday card to gift to others.
These homemade Mexican Rice Bowls are the perfect DIY weeknight dinner that everyone can assemble to their liking. They can even be a tasty vegetarian dish if you leave out the chicken.
My kids were not born with any special cooking talents or knowledge, but with practice they've become quite capable. Read their tips...any kid can cook!
Tuna Poke Bowls are like a deconstructed sushi bowl, perfect for any sushi lover. Plus, everyone can assemble them to their liking.
This Chicken Tikka Masala recipe is as close as I can get to the delicious meal I had at an authentic Indian restaurant here in Charlotte. The sauce is so good served over brown rice.
This Blackened Fish Salad is a super flavorful and hearty seafood dinner that is perfect for anyone who is pescatarian or who just loves fish.
I have a new Meal Planner Workbook coming out in December that you won't want to miss! It includes 52 weeks of planning materials plus 20 one-dish recipes.
This Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore recipe is the epitome of comfort food for the fall. This one-dish recipe is a hearty meal loaded with veggies.
Create a routine for working at home with these tips. Keep your kids on track with structure while doing remote learning.
Packing your kids a healthy, nonprocessed, delicious school lunch just got easier. Find tons of meal ideas that you and your kids can choose from!
Now more than ever, we need structure for our little ones (and ourselves!). Our "Real Lunches, Real Easy" packed lunch meal plans are back to help you.
These Smoked Trout and Buttermilk Fritters are the perfect summertime additions to a bead of spinach and can alternatively be made with smoked salmon.
Easily create this Peruvian classic stir fry, Lomo Saltado, for dinner. It will definitely satisfy any "meat and potato" lover in your house.
An easy recipe that kids can help make, this Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed French Toast is perfect for breakfast or brunch. This recipe can be made gluten-free and nut-free, too!
It's time to switch up taco night with these refreshing and easy Seared Ahi Tuna Tacos. Pair them with corn tortillas and fresh mango for a complete meal.
With peach season here, this is the perfect summer dinner that adds just a little bit of spice to your pallet without spending too much time in the kitchen.
Here's the perfect addition to your outdoor barbecue or cookout. This Mexican Street Corn Salad has a creamy sauce that is so good none of it goes to waste.
This super simple plant-based recipe will fill your craving for Thai takeout without all of the added jun
We've put together our own "award" for the best Real Food Products in stores these days. A great list to pull from when restocking your kitchen!
With the kids home for the summer, now is a great time encourage them to start cooking for the family. Learn how with 10 easy recipes they can make.
If you are a fan of Bang Bang Shrimp then you'll love this Sweet & Spicy Buttermilk Shrimp that is a healthier version.
Put a new spin on the classic pizza with these Homemade Whole-Wheat Pizza Rolls. They taste great leftover and freeze well to enjoy later.
I'm missing my favorite Lebanese restaurant, so I decided to make these warm Chicken Shawarma Sandwiches which come close authentic and to what they serve.
You won't even notice this dish doesn't have any meat! This Wild Fried Rice recipe is so hearty, it can be eaten alone or as a side dish.